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Tyme Commerce Waives Account Fees for All of 2020, Launches Gift Card Program for Restaurants

Tyme announced that all fees will be waived for restaurants who register on its meal-ordering platform, allowing small businesses to quickly accept take-out orders. Restaurants are permitted to offer take-out and delivery during California’s state-wide stay-at-home order that went into … Continue reading

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The Lee Initiative’s Restaurant Workers Relief Program Expands Nationally

Program to provide assistance to furloughed restaurant workers expands to multiple cities In response to massive layoffs in the hospitality industry due to the COVID-19 outbreak nationwide, Chef Edward Lee, in partnership with The LEE Initiative and Maker’s Mark, launched The Restaurant Workers Relief … Continue reading

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New National Dining Bonds Initiative Aims to Support Restaurants Facing Financial Crisis from Coronavirus

Diners Can Invest in the Future of the Industry Now, at a Savings Due to the impact that the coronavirus Covid-19 is having on the restaurant community, a team of restaurant industry veterans led by HP-PR and Hall PR have … Continue reading

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Webinar on the Vital Importance of Local Advertising in Tough Times

Why Restaurants, Small Businesses Need to Get a Positive Message Out to Loyal Customers Targetable, the fast-growing ad tech platform for the restaurant industry and small businesses, will host a free video webinar on Thursday, March 19 to discuss the best practices … Continue reading

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James Beard Foundation Names 20 Fellows for 2019 Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

~ The future of food is female at annual five-day program empowering women in the culinary world The James Beard Foundation today announced the 20 fellows participating in the 2019 Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (WEL) program, taking place October 27 to November 1 at Costanoa Lodge in Pescadero, … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Outlaws Cashless Restaurants

Most stores in the city will be required to accept cash starting this July Philadelphia became the first U.S. city to ban cashless stores. The Wall Street Journal reports that as of this July, most retail stores in the city will be required to … Continue reading

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How Much Does It Cost to Open a Restaurant?

Over 350 independent restaurant owners share their startup costs and financial performance.  Restaurantowner.com’s 2018 cost to open a restaurant survey report details startup costs and financial performance of new restaurants. RestaurantOwner.com has released the report of their 2018 Cost to … Continue reading

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Eater Young Guns 2018: Nominate the Rising Stars of the Restaurant Industry

It’s time once again to open up nominations for Young Guns, Eater’s annual search to identify the most promising talent in the restaurant industry. Young Guns aims to honor up-and-comers who are making the dining world a better place, whether they’re behind … Continue reading

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